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Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM EST
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 4:05 PM EST
The Obama administration celebrates the 20th anniversary of the CDFI Fund by convening government officials, business executives, and community leaders at the Treasury Department to mark the fund's achievements and to look at the prospects for its continued success.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 11:32 AM EST
Patricia Cortez is being honored as a Latino Educator Champion of Change.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 10:04 AM EST
Former competitive snowboarder Kevin Pearce sends a message to the White House email list highlighting the importance of the President's BRAIN Initiative -- and why it's personal for him.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 4:25 PM EST
There is a large gap between the relatively modest impact that technology has had on education in the United States and the transformative impact that technology has had on many aspects of our economic and social life. Advances in our understanding of how people learn and the explosion in information technologies are poised to transform learning and make it more interactive, personalized, and effective for American students.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 10:36 AM EST
The United States is distressingly behind the curve on paid family leave.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 12:41 PM EST
Every so often, a new tool, technique, or instrument completely revolutionizes how we do research. These tools and techniques are quickly ingrained into the research enterprise, catalyzing breakthrough discoveries and making it difficult to imagine life without them.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM EST
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.
Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support JobsPosted byon September 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM EST
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs.
President Obama Asks Todd Park to Continue Administration Service in New Role after Returning to Silicon ValleyPosted byon August 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM EST
President Obama today announced that he has asked U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President Todd Park to take on a new role for the Administration as a technology advisor based in Silicon Valley